13 Mar 2018
Fine for illegal dumper
A man who turned his rented Sunbury farm into an illegal dumping ground for industrial waste has been fined and ordered to pay Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s (EPA) costs.
8 Mar 2018
EPA welcomes VAGO air quality audit
EPA welcomes and accepts the recommendations of the VAGO Performance Audit – Improving Victoria’s Air Quality.
3 Mar 2018
EPA gives advice on managing contaminated garden soil
Urban farmers can take steps to protect their vegie patches against potential contaminants by taking a few simple steps, advises Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA).
2 Mar 2018
EPA clarifies role in proposed Lara goat farm
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has clarified its role in the proposed Nuchev goat farm in Lara.
2 Mar 2018
EPA encourages community to attend open house information session at Brooklyn
People living and working in and around Brooklyn will have the opportunity to speak directly with councils, government agencies, local industries and community groups about their efforts to improve air quality in the area, at the next meeting of the Brooklyn Community Representative Group (BCRG).
26 Feb 2018
Local servos sharpen their environmental act
Local service stations are about to receive a free resource from EPA that will help them to protect the environment and public safety in this community.
19 Feb 2018
Ballarat City Council fined over regional landfill
The Ballarat City Council has been fined nearly $8000, after failing to have the City of Ballarat Regional Landfill’s environmental monitoring plan independently verified for three years.
16 Feb 2018
Building in Casey, Dandenong or Frankston? Build Aware
Building sites in Cities of Casey, Greater Dandenong and Frankston will be the subject of a multi-regulator compliance blitz next week as part of the Build Aware campaign to increase builder awareness of environment, safety and building regulations.
16 Feb 2018
PFAS National Environmental Management Plan now available
MEDIA RELEASE ON BEHALF OF THE HEADS OF AUSTRALIA’S EPAs
The Victorian EPA has led a process with the heads of all State and Territory EPAs and the Australian Government to tackle PFAS (per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances). The release of the National Environmental Management Plan for PFAS will help protect human health and the environment.
15 Feb 2018
Energy Brix applies to build asbestos landfill site at Morwell
As required by the Environment Protection Act 1970, Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) will consider an application from Energy Brix Australia Corporation Pty Ltd (EBAC) to construct an asbestos landfill facility on the site of the old Morwell power station.